The Ants of Africa
Genus Santschiella
Santschiella kohli Forel

Santschiella kohli Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type locality Zaïre (Santschiella Kohli n. sp., Forel, 1916: 435, illustrated, worker) collected at St. Gabriel, by Herman Kohl
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995).

Pictured by Hölldobler & Wilson, who also note that it is difficult to catch (1990, pages 141 and 259) .

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Described by Bolton (1973a) as rare and believed to be arboreal.

{Santschiella kohli} The photomontage of the type is collated from the AMNH collection at

{Santschiella kohli}The photomontage of a fresh specimen is from - and is true to the colouration of the original description.
Collection details Gabon: Prov. Ogooue-Maritime; Aire d'Exploit. Rationnelle de Faune des Monts Doudou, 24.3 km 307° NW Doussala; 02°13'35"S 010°24'35"E, 370m. Collection Information: Collection codes: ANTC1253. Date: 7 Mar 2000. Collected by: S. Van Noort. Method: Sweep. Habitat: Coastal lowland rainforest, undergrowth, low canopy in forest.

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